This unoaked Bordeaux Sauvignon has to be one of the best value wines in our portfolio, its fresh green fruit aromas and notes are very refreshing, and the flavours linger very well.
It is a truly unique opportunity to taste an ancient and historic vintage, such as this one! The 1940 grape harvest took place very soon after the German occupation of France began and as a result, production was severely reduced despite a good year for wines in Bordeaux. Enjoy this rare bottling, but take a moment to reflect on those who took great effort to make it.
1953 has been argued to be the best vintage of the century in Bordeaux and the Chateau Lafite Rothschild might have been the best wine of the vintage.
The grapes for this wine would have been harvested shortly after the French defeat in the Second World War. This isnt a wine to drink, but one to prompt reflection.
This is a great value alternative to the sweet wines of Sauternes with candied and ripe fruit character! Monbazillac is an AOC appellation for sweet wines made in an area in the wider region of Bergerac, in southwestern France. While not as famous nor as expensive as their western neighbors from Sauternes, Monbazillac wines are some of the most well-known sweet white wines pro…